For eight days last month, thousands of spectators gathered in Ouagadougou to watch the best of African film at the biannual Fespaco film festival.
Five years before "Living in Bondage" introduced Nigerians to the filmmaking style that would one day spawn Nollywood, Ghanaian filmmakers had already begun experimenting with similar video…
A Rwandan helmer will bow his first feature in Tribeca's World Narrative Features competition, shining a spotlight on the continuing evolution of film in the small East African nation.
Ghana's migration from analog to digital TV transmission by 2014 has revealed a host of industry-related problems in the West African nation, including concerns over the lack of a law governing…
For many in attendance at Fespaco -- Africa's biggest film festival -- the conspicuous absence of English-language films seemed to suggest that not everyone was invited to the party.
Broadcasters, distribs and TV producers from across Africa gathered in Ghana last week to discuss business, debate issues and find a way forward for the continent's growing telenovela market.
Two of Ghana's biggest hip-hop stars have teamed up for the world's first pidgin English musical, a fast-paced odyssey into the daily lives of two up-and-coming rappers.
Wave of Western investment in African cinema has focused on sustainability and long-term growth.
When Nigerian-born helmer Andrew Dosunmu was looking to produce his first feature film he ran into the same trouble as other African filmmakers.
State media are caught in the crossfire in Ivory Coast, where tensions are rapidly escalating three weeks after the results of a controversial presidential election were announced.
A Nigerian animation team is winning international praise for a series of animated tales told from an African point of view.